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Spread the Ripple

How Pet-Sitting Transformed an Old Man's Life

He was lonely and found meaning in the company of animals

Photo by Mandy Henry on Unsplash

Older adults living alone experience the worst consequences of loneliness. Lack of human company takes a toll on their physical and mental well-being, making them vulnerable to catching age-related ailments like dementia.

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Mukundarajan V N

Mukundarajan V N

Retired banker living in India. Avid reader. I write to learn, inform and inspire. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development. vnmukund@gmail.com